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Cortober in Carrick-on-Shannon should be moved into Leitrim as it’s ignored by Roscommon Co...

Cortober in Carrick-on-Shannon should be moved into Leitrim because it's ignored by Roscommon County Council.That's the personal view of the Colm McGrath, the Carrick...

Brexit already having a big effect on local farmers in Shannonside region

The chairman of Roscommon IFA claims that Brexit has already had a big effect on local farmers, with the price of beef falling.John Hanley...

Smaller local authorities such as Roscommon could see a reduction in revenue from the...

There are concerns that smaller local authorities such as Roscommon could see a reduction in revenue from the local property tax.Residents in Roscommon contributed...

Bird Flu has reached Ireland

The Department of Agriculture has confirmed the H5N8 strain of avian flu has been identified in a wild duck in County Wexford.There's very little...

Taoiseach open to Denis Naughten returning to Fine Gael

The Taoiseach's left the door open for a return to the Fine Gael fold for Denis Naughten.Mr Naughten who now sits in Cabinet as...

Three dead animals reportedly dumped in Roscommon last month

Roscommon County Council received 60 environment complaints last month, including alleged dumping of dead animals and household furniture.Documents released to Shannonside FM show there...

Portiuncula Hospital has highest number on trolleys locally today

Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe has the highest number of people on trolleys locally this afternoon.14 people are waiting for admission in the A&E or...
energy

2,800 locally apply to have property tax payments deferred

Over 2,800 people have applied to have the property tax deferred due to income threshold in the Shannonside Northern Sound region.Figures released by the...
farmers

Increase in grain yields locally in 2016

There was an increase in the grain yield in local counties this year.Figures from Teagasc show 12,300 (12,292) tonnes of grain were grown in...

Increase in the number of Civil Servants working locally since 2006

There's been an increase in the number of Civil Servants employed in the Shannonside Northern Sound region over the past 10 years.The figures from...

Darragh Greene Claims National 50m Breaststroke Gold

Darragh Greene was crowned 50m Breaststroke Champion at the Irish Short Course National Championships in Dublin today.Green took gold in 26.83 seconds with Eoin...

Albert Cooney Elected Longford GAA Chairperson

Rathcline's Albert Cooney was elected new Longford GAA chairman at last night’s convention held in the Longford Arms Hotel.The outgoing treasurer defeated Killoe's Brid...

Elphin CC Land All-Ireland Volleyball Title

Elphin won their first ever Senior Girls All-Ireland volleyball title when they beat St Leo’s Carlow 25-21 25-8 in UCD yesterday.The Senior C girl’s...

Maureen Cummins

Maureen Cummins, Croshea, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford. 14th December 2019 Peacefully, at St. Ita's Hospital, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick. Reposing in Our Lady's Manor Nursing Home Chapel, Edgeworthstown,Monday from...

Bridie Whelan ( Nee Boyce)

Bridie died, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of Our Lady's Manor Nursing Home, Edgeworthstown. Friday 13th December 2019 Predeceased by her husband...

Phyllis Regan (née Mc Connon)

Phyllis Regan (née Mc Connon) Corrigeenroe, Boyle, Co. Roscommon saturday December 14th 2019, peacefully surrounded by her devoted husband and family and in the tender care...

Podcast: GAA Presidential Candidate Mick Rock

GAA Presidential Candidate Mick Rock from Elphin in Roscommon joined Joe Finnegan in studio on Thursday morning.Take a listen to their wide-ranging conversation here:

Podcast: Catherine Corless

The Children's Minister says it could be late next year before excavation work can begin at the former Tuam Mother and Baby Home.The government...

Podcast; Old Moore’s Almanac

Famous for its predictions of future events, Old Moore’s Almanac is now 256 years old and remains a popular annual stocking filler.In recent years...